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DFP to protest if Shabir Shah not provided medical aid

Last Updated: Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 18:53

Srinagar: Democratic Freedom Party on Sunday said
it would launch public protests if its leader and separatist
Shabir Ahmad Shah was not provided medical aid and shifted to
Srinagar Central jail.

"Shah is seriously ill in Kathua jail. His kidneys have
suffered damage and need immediate medical attention. If he is
not provided medicare and shifted to Srinagar Central Jail
immediately we will be forced to come out on the streets,"
acting party president Maulana Mohammad Abdullah Tari told
reporters here today.

Shah was arrested on February 3 and the public safety
act was slapped on him for allegedly inciting the youth to
pelt stones.

Tari said the state High Court had in an order on
February 26 directed directed the government to shift Shah
from Kathua to Srinagar Central jail and alleged it was
flouting the order.


First Published: Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 18:53

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